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Child gets hit by car at movie theater
Time to dwell on the past
Early education teacher will retire after 23 years
Convicted car thief gets stuck in a field, then allegedly commits another carjacking
WHS senior wins first place for ceramic bust of The Dude
crime and courts
New Life Academy Baseball: Eagles open sections in style
Woodbury Baseball: Royals squeak by Raiders in opener
East Ridge Baseball: Longmuir’s dominance leads to Raptors victory
East Ridge Softball: Raptors end season with loss to Eagan in sections
Conference Track & Field: Raptors boys win SEC team title
Starlight Cinema reschedules ‘Cars’ for Saturday, June 4
Memorial Day speaker reflects on his support system and the safety of home
Honored for military service
Memorial Day in Afton
Kuboy speaks at Memorial Day service today
arts and entertainment
Louis R.Tinucci, Jr. 87
Linda H. Wopat, 76
John A. "Jack" Steffes, 89
Eugene W. Buechner, 91
Charles "Amikagaabow" Roach Jr., 52
LETTER: Kriesel will work hard to build consensus
LETTER: Trump's anti-immigration stance would limit our workforce
VIEWPOINT: District 833 prioritizes uniformity ahead of innovation
VIEWPOINT: Visit the 10th Judicial District Self-Help Center
VIEWPOINT: Goodbye Woodbury
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February 11, 2009
Pawlenty appoints Delaney to teaching board
Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced Feb. 9 the appointment of Kristi Delaney of Woodbury to the Minnesota Board of Teaching. Delaney is a full-time first grade teacher at Liberty Ridge Elementary School in Woodbury. She has more than 18 years of classroom teaching experience. Delaney earned...
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am
February 10, 2009
Board votes to remove old bridge
Bridge 5600. The Rock Island Bridge. The J.A.R. swing bridge. The Newport rail bridge. Call it what you will, because soon it will be gone. The Washington County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday to approve a bid contract for removal of the bridge that spans the Mississippi River...
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
Board explores what happens to offenders after release
A great deal is written when criminals are convicted, and when they are sent away to jail. But what happens when it is time for them to be released? That was the topic of a Washington Board of Commissioners workshop Feb. 3. The county's corrections department delivered a report on...
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
Pawlenty reappoints Pederson to administrators board
Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced Tuesday the reappointment of Dr. Jane Pederson of Woodbury to the Minnesota Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators. Pawlenty also reappointed Kyle Nordine of Northfield to the board. Both will serve four-year terms that expire Jan. 7, 2013. Pederson...
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
January 28, 2009
Board renews contract with state for Sentence-to-Service program
The Washington County Board of Commissioners voted 4-0 Jan. 20 to renew a joint powers agreement with the state to continue its Sentence-to-Service program. Now in its 20th year, the program provides low-risk offenders the opportunity to work off their sentences via organized community...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
January 8, 2009
County to Legislature: Preserve aid for safety net services
Demand for Washington County's "safety net" services for residents is increasing. State aid to counties for those services is projected to decrease in 2009. That's not a good combination, community services director Dan Papin told county commissioners at their Tuesday, Jan. 6 board...
January 8, 2009 - 12:00am
January 6, 2009
Washington County looking for volunteers
Washington County is looking for citizens to fill a number of openings available on various volunteer advisory committees, boards, and commissions. Citizens must be a resident of a district to apply for a specific district committee, but may apply for an "at large" committee if...
January 6, 2009 - 11:45am
January 5, 2009
State Canvassing Board did its job, member says
The state Canvassing Board has carefully handled its duties in the U.S. Senate recount, a board member and Minnesota's top judge said. Supreme Court Chief Justice Eric Magnuson, who sits on the board responsible for declaring an election winner, said regardless of the outcome, citizens...
January 5, 2009 - 12:00am
December 24, 2008
Board game fun after school
An "After School Fun" event for children ages 6 - 10 will be held Friday, Jan. 23, from 4 to 5 p.m. at Valley Crossing Community School, 9900 Park Crossing, Woodbury. The cost is $7. The city of Woodbury Parks and Recreation department will host "Board Game Battle" featuring games...
December 24, 2008 - 12:00am
December 16, 2008
Board set to examine Senate ballots
ST. PAUL - The state Canvassing Board begins what is expected to be a four-day meeting today, with the goal of determining who won Minnesota's...
December 16, 2008 - 12:00am
December 3, 2008
County libraries changing hours, some cutting back
When the economy is sluggish, the pace at the library picks up. That's the word from Washington County library officials, who said over the...
December 3, 2008 - 2:00pm
November 26, 2008
PUBLIC NOTICE RAMSEY-WASHINGTON METRO WATERSHED DISTRICT
The Washington County Board of Commissioners announces they will be accepting applications for the Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District Board of Managers. Applicants must reside in the Watershed District.
November 26, 2008 - 12:00am
November 4, 2008
Weik wins District 5 county race
Lisa Weik of Woodbury has defeated Cheryl Hurst, 55 percent to 45 percent, in the election for the Washington County District 5 seat. According...
November 4, 2008 - 10:00pm
October 29, 2008
Letter: In favor of Augé
I'm writing to support Theresa Augé for District 622 School Board. Ms. Augé has been a great mentor, teacher and friend. I met her in middle school. She served as a volunteer at church. She was my Confirmation teacher, later a guest lecturing at North High, and chaperone at many...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
Letter: Augé for District 622 School Board
I am writing to support District 622 School Board incumbent Theresa Augé. Theresa has always been an advocate for kids. Whether she's organizing the volunteers for a high school event, mentoring students or teaching at Century College, the kids are always the focus. She has been...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am